HealthyIndoors.com - News Feed

Improving Your Indoor World

  • The Domino Effect of Quarantine and Responses to COVID-19: What We Know, What You Can Do

    The Domino Effect of Quarantine and Responses to COVID-19: What We Know, What You Can Do

    You and everyone you know is going into quarantine because of the virus scare. In this unprecedented point in our history, COVID-19 isn’t the only thing changing life as we know it— our reactions...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • COVID-19:   The Basic Risks You Need to Know

    COVID-19: The Basic Risks You Need to Know

    By J. Scott Armour, M.S. Health Science, specializing in Environmental and Occupational Health (aka Public Health) — Note: all numbers and percentages are fluid as information is simultaneously...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Caulking: Does It Have Asbestos or PCBs…Or Both?

    Caulking: Does It Have Asbestos or PCBs…Or Both?

    By Robert J. DeMalo, M.Sc., EMSL Analytical, Inc. — Healthy Indoors Magazine‘s February 2020 Cover Story: https://hi.healthyindoors.com/i/1216998-hi-february-2020/21 Background Most people are...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Radon Risk? You Don’t Know Until You Test

    Radon Risk? You Don’t Know Until You Test

    By Henry Slack — My neighbors Pete and Beth (not their real names) met while in their twenties and got married. A great couple. Had two beautiful girls, who grew up in no time at all – field trips...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Airplanes + Old-Fashioned Builders = Problem

    Airplanes + Old-Fashioned Builders = Problem

    Home Performance Channel – Healthy Indoors Minute — Jan 2020 Corbett Lunsford, of the Building Performance Workshop, and the co-host of the PBS TV series, Home Diagnosis with Grace Lunsford,...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • BAD ASS HVAC Part 1

    BAD ASS HVAC Part 1

    By Nate Adams — The House Whisperer — Healthy Indoors Magazine January 2020 — Done right, the HVAC in your home can make it very comfortable, and very healthy. One might even call it bad ass. But...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Healthy Indoors Jan 2020 Digital Edition

    Healthy Indoors Jan 2020 Digital Edition

    The latest issue of Healthy Indoors Magazine is available now! Read it here The post Healthy Indoors Jan 2020 Digital Edition appeared first on Healthy Indoors.

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • MOISTURE, MOISTURE EVERYWHERE

    MOISTURE, MOISTURE EVERYWHERE

    by Jeffrey C. May — Fungi require moisture. I want to start with a brief review of two types of fungi, because it’s important for building professionals to know the difference. Macrofungi produce...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Home Inspector Credentials

    Home Inspector Credentials

    by Mark Jones — For the past decade or so, the state of New York has implemented a licensing requirement to perform residential or commercial home inspections. In order to obtain a license, one...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • The TREE House, Part 2:

    The TREE House, Part 2:

    Lessons learned from a Deep Energy Retrofit — By Nate Adams — Want to know something crazy about the deep energy retrofit of this building? It uses 35-45% more energy than one of our much less...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • The Toxic Body Burden

    The Toxic Body Burden

    By Alice Delia — Ever wonder what happens to all the things we take into our bodies every day? A lot of the food we eat is metabolized into useful substances, notably proteins, fats and...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Controlling the Humidity in Your Home in Winter

    Controlling the Humidity in Your Home in Winter

    by Allison Bailes — I’m going to go out on a limb and make what you may think is an outrageous statement:  Water is the most interesting substance in the world.  Some of you may immediately...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Tips for Keeping a “Green House” Healthy

    Tips for Keeping a “Green House” Healthy

    By Jeff May — Healthy Indoors Magazine November 2019 — Regrettably, summer will soon come to an end. In New England where I live, the leaves will turn colors and nights will be cooler. Soon we’ll...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Call to Action- a Change.org petition regarding Military Housing by The Military Matters Foundation

    Call to Action- a Change.org petition regarding Military Housing by The Military Matters Foundation

    CALL/E-MAIL SENATORS& SIGN THE PETITION HELP MAKE CHANGE! — THANK YOU for taking the time to help! We have made it easy for you. Please Click the buttons below for Contact Information for the...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Having “The Talk” with Kids

    Having “The Talk” with Kids

    by Tom Murray — The other day, while I was enjoying my morning coffee, my 6-year old granddaughter, Zoey, cuddled up next to me to show me a picture she had drawn in kindergarten.  It was a...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • A Mother’s Story: Mercury in School Gym Flooring Makes Son Sick

    A Mother’s Story: Mercury in School Gym Flooring Makes Son Sick

    by Amy Ziff — Trisha Dello Iacono knew there was something at New Jersey’s Wenonah Elementary that was making her 9-year-old son sick. She had a thick file for every time he’d gone to the nurse...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • Home Performance Channel – Healthy Indoors Minute

    Home Performance Channel – Healthy Indoors Minute

    Corbett Lunsford, of the Building Performance Workshop, and the co-host of the PBS TV series, Home Diagnosis with Grace Lunsford, brings you the next installment of the “Home Performance Channel –...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • ‘Chemical Accident’ At Buffalo Wild Wings Leaves Worker Dead, 10 Hospitalized

    ‘Chemical Accident’ At Buffalo Wild Wings Leaves Worker Dead, 10 Hospitalized

    “One employee described the chemical as smelling like “ammonia and chlorine.” U.S. NEWS 11/08/2019 05:31 am ET — By Ed Mazza A worker at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Burlington, Massachusetts died and...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • DIRTY DUCKS? An Air DUCT Cleaning & HVAC Hygiene Primer

    DIRTY DUCKS? An Air DUCT Cleaning & HVAC Hygiene Primer

    By Bob Krell, CIEC, CMRS, LEED-AP, NYS Mold Assessor — This article is about DUCT cleaning, not duck cleaning! OK, I just couldn’t resist the graphic puns, but after over 27 years of being...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • BOO!

    BOO!

    “The October Digital Issue is here! The October Digital Issue is Here!” — Healthy Indoors Magazine features a Special Conference Section for IAQ & Energy 2019. Read it now at:...

    Go to IAQnet LiveWire News Feed
  • loading
    Loading More...